Mars Exploration Rover

Finding Life in All the Unlikely, Unexpected Places

Just one of several weather stations set up at Chott El Jerid, a Tunisian saltpan, measuring temperature, humidity, ultraviolet radiation,…

12 years ago

Mars Rover Finds a Turkey Haven for the Holiday

[/caption] What does a Mars Rover do for the Thanksgiving holiday? While one rover will be sitting on the launchpad,…

13 years ago

Opportunity spotted Exploring vast Endeavour Crater from Mars Orbit

[/caption] Opportunity has just been imaged in high resolution at Endeavour crater by a powerful NASA camera orbiting overhead in…

13 years ago

Opportunity’s Long and Winding Road to Endeavour Crater

[/caption] Back in September of 2008, Mars Exploration Rover Principal Investigator Steve Squyres announced the Opportunity rover would head out…

14 years ago

Can an Immobile Spirit Rover Survive the Martian Winter?

Mission managers for the Mars Exploration Rover program announced this week that the Spirit rover will likely never rove again…

14 years ago

No More Roving for Spirit; Stationary Science Ahead

[/caption] The Spirit rover's driving days are likely over, as efforts to extricate the rover have been curtailed. "We do…

14 years ago

No Word Yet From Phoenix; Spirit’s Days May be Numbered

[/caption] Not a peep yet from the Phoenix lander. The Mars Odyssey orbiter has completed all 30 relay overflights of…

14 years ago

Will the Spirit Rover Survive 2010?

In just a few days, the Spirit rover will celebrate six incredible years on Mars. But JPL put out a…

15 years ago